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About meI am a book fanatic living in South Florida. I love travel, photography, reading, and living in joy. I have a spiritual counseling practice and also facilitate Artist's Way and Vein of Gold classes (based on Julia Cameron's books).
One of my favorite authors, Zora Neale Hurston, spent her last years in Fort Pierce, the town I have called home since 2005. Her unmarked grave was located by Alice Walker who honored this spectacular writer as she so deserved.

About my libraryI love memoirs, beautifully written fiction, books about ordinary people living life in an extraordinary way and books that open my heart.

These days I read about 4 books a month, way fewer than when I was unhealthily addicted to reading! Each year I include a list of my 25 favorite books in with my Christmas cards. At the end of the year, I delete any books read that year that are not in my top 25 list, so other than the most recent books listed (and a few Early Reviewer Books that I indicate are not top 25 books), all in my LT library are favorites.

My ratings are as follows:
5 - one of the best books I've ever read
4 1/2 - an outstanding, memorable book
4 - a great book

Here is my top 25 list for 2016 in order of favorites (books read between 12/15 and 11/16):
A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara
When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi
Did You Ever Have A Family - Bill Clegg
Perla - Carolina De Robertis
Our Souls At Night - Kent Haruf
Dry: A Memoir - Augustin Burroughs
Love Warrior: A Memoir -Glennon Doyle Melton
Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi
A God in Ruins - Kate Atkinson
Distant Land Of My Father - Bo Caldwell
Secret Keeper - Kate Morton
The Hiding Place - Corrie Ten Boom
Commonwealth - Ann Patchett
Euphoria - Lily King
Hush - Eishes Chayil
The Sound of Gravel: a Memoir - Ruth Wariner
Mary Coin - Marisa Silver
Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant - Roz Chast
City of Tranquil Light - Bo Caldwell
The Healing - Jonathan Odell
The Burgess Boys - Elizabeth Strout
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal - Jeanette Winterson
Septembers of Shiraz - Dalia Sofer
Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty

Favorite Films, Documentaries and Television - 2016 (watched between 12/15 and 11/16):
Danish Girl
Room
Spotlight
Jim: The James Foley Story
Seymour: An Introduction
Carol
Waste Land
Selma
Griefwalker
Brooklyn
Good Wife Seasons 1-6
Virunga
Cutie and the Boxer
Love is Strange
Short Term 12
A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story
No Le Digas a Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone)
Honest Liar
Blackfish
Testament of Youth
Imitation Game
Whiplash
5 to 7
Still Alice
He Named Me Malala

GroupsTinyCat

Favorite authorsChimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Isabel Allende, Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, Julia Cameron, Kiana Davenport, Natalie Goldberg, Andrew Harvey, Ursula Hegi, Khaled Hosseini, Barbara Kingsolver, Jhumpa Lahiri, Anne Lamott, Colum McCann, Rohinton Mistry, Toni Morrison, Gloria Naylor, Ann Patchett, Lisa See, Ntozake Shange, Amy Tan, Gail Tsukiyama, Marianne Williamson (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresVero Beach Book Center

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameNancy

LocationFort Pierce, FL

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceSep 20, 2008

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